We partner with local agencies and community organizations to better reach those that need our support most. Some of our partners include:

Funded Partners

  • Beat the Street Community Center Inc. 121 South Colony Street Meriden, CT 06451
  • Boys and Girls Club of Meriden 15 Lincoln Street Meriden, CT 06451
  • Catholic Charities, Inc. 81 Akron Street Meriden, CT 06450
  • Child Guidance Clinic for Central Connecticut 384 Pratt Street Meriden, CT 06450
  • Columbus House/Wallingford Emergency Shelter 586 Ella T. Grasso Blvd. New   Haven, CT  06519
  • Connecticut Legal Services, 62 Washington Street Middletown CT  06457
  • Girls Incorporated of Meriden 130 Lincoln Street Meriden, CT 06451
  • Kuhn Employment Opportunities 1630 North Colony Road Meriden, CT 06450-0941
  • Literacy Volunteers – Meriden Office – 14 West Main Street Meriden, CT 06451
  • Master’s Manna 428 South Cherry Street Wallingford, CT  06492
  • Meriden Wallingford Chrysalis 14 West Main Street, Suite C Meriden, CT 06451
  • Meriden YMCA 110 West Main Street Meriden, CT 06451
  • Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters 30 Laurel Street Hartford, CT 06106
  • Senior Transportation Services Inc. 830 Corbin Avenue New Britain, CT 06052
  • Rushford Center Inc. 883 Paddock Avenue Meriden, CT 06450
  • Salvation Army 23 St. Casimir Drive Meriden, CT 06450
  • Spanish Community of Wallingford 284 Washington Street Wallingford, CT  06492
  • Ulbrich Boys and Girls Club 72 Grand Avenue Wallingford, CT  06492
  • Wallingford Family YMCA 81 South Elm Street Wallingford, CT 06492
  • Women and Families Center 169 Colony Street Meriden, CT 06451

Community Partners

  • Community Health Center of Meriden 134 State Street Meriden CT 06450 <
  • Meriden Soup Kitchen 460 Broad Street Meriden CT 06450
  • New Opportunities of Greater Meriden 55 West Main Street Meriden CT 06450
  • Shelter NOW 43 St. Casimir Drive Meriden CT 06450


Meriden-Wallingford Community Foundation

The Foundation gives individuals and organizations the opportunity to support the United Way and local agencies through major, restricted, endowed, or planned gifts.  These gift opportunities include bequests, trusts, pooled income funds, retirement assets, corporate gifts and/or stocks.  Contact 203-235-4403 x1003 to learn more or visit their website here.

EFSP Emergency Food and Shelter Program

United Way of Meriden & Wallingford coordinates the federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) locally and directed $52,663 to local agencies. This funding plays an important role in meeting the most basic and emergency needs for food and shelter for individuals and families. Last year hundreds of people were helped, and a number of them were able to improve their lives as a result of the timely support they received. Emergency Food and Shelter Program recipient agencies are: